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37. U.S. to build military base at the Iraq/Iran border.
Thats what the little scroll at the bottom of the tv said on msnbc.
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  -********** Petreaus Hearing Thread 3 *********************** MiniMe  Sep-10-07 12:43 PM   #0 
  - Thank you, MiniMe!!  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 12:44 PM   #1 
  - tossing out more "disturbers"  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 12:44 PM   #3 
  - K&R  seasonedblue   Sep-10-07 12:44 PM   #2 
  - Protesters being removed. The junta is not amused.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 12:45 PM   #4 
  - Protestors in the room won't get my sympathy...  brooklynite   Sep-10-07 12:46 PM   #12 
  - Aren't protests allowed in this venue? If not, I agree with you.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #35 
  - Now it's time for one of the committee members to say the same thing  mvd   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #39 
  - Trying to make Al-Qaeda the primary problem in Iraq  brooklynite   Sep-10-07 12:45 PM   #5 
  - Removing an entire group of people who support the "disruptor"  malta blue   Sep-10-07 12:45 PM   #6 
  - Agreed  Anita Garcia   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #44 
  - Check this out.  SIMPLYB1980   Sep-10-07 12:45 PM   #7 
  - What a world. I'm listening to Petraeus live, and watching the commentary on Youtube.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 12:49 PM   #24 
     - Yep truly amazing!  SIMPLYB1980   Sep-10-07 12:51 PM   #45 
  - Damn, they are throwing out whole groups of people  MiniMe   Sep-10-07 12:45 PM   #8 
  - I'm surprised they even let citizens in the building (n/t)  harun   Sep-10-07 12:47 PM   #13 
  - "the whole group supporting that person"....can you imagine he said that?  Just-plain-Kathy   Sep-10-07 12:48 PM   #21 
     - Denial of our right.  Anita Garcia   Sep-10-07 12:51 PM   #48 
  - Tossed out...  citizen_jane   Sep-10-07 12:46 PM   #9 
  - how convenient...  stillcool47   Sep-10-07 12:46 PM   #10 
  - What's the name of this Congressional Committee?  seasonedblue   Sep-10-07 12:46 PM   #11 
  - Its is a combination of 2 committees  MiniMe   Sep-10-07 12:47 PM   #18 
     - Ah thanks.  seasonedblue   Sep-10-07 12:49 PM   #25 
        - Actually, you have  cali   Sep-10-07 01:11 PM   #156 
  - the petreaus report is even more 'glowing' than i expected...geez we are winning  spanone   Sep-10-07 12:47 PM   #14 
  - Betrayus setting up a war with Iran?  Tigermoose   Sep-10-07 12:47 PM   #15 
  - Count how many time he says IRAN!  ClayZ   Sep-10-07 12:48 PM   #20 
  - that is why they want our troops to stay  alyce douglas   Sep-10-07 12:54 PM   #62 
  - U.S. to build military base at the Iraq/Iran border.  superkia   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #37 
  - I notice that the camera angle they are using doesn't show the audience  CT_Progressive   Sep-10-07 12:47 PM   #16 
  - I can make charts that say anything I want them to say  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 12:47 PM   #17 
  - That is what my statistics professor said  MiniMe   Sep-10-07 12:49 PM   #27 
  - What about this one?  underpants   Sep-10-07 12:49 PM   #28 
  - Ooooo...pretty colors!!!...so soothing  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #33 
  - I have many many more  underpants   Sep-10-07 12:53 PM   #56 
     - and who doesn't like turtles? That chart is a winner!!  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 12:54 PM   #63 
        - This one says that anywhere from 0 to 34 do  underpants   Sep-10-07 12:57 PM   #75 
           - lolololol  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 12:58 PM   #80 
  - You should find work at USA Today!  Oregonian   Sep-10-07 01:11 PM   #163 
  - What about un-retouched computer generated "photographs" of mobile weapons labs?  tridim   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #41 
     - Precisely  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 12:54 PM   #67 
  - Look at my chart!!  underpants   Sep-10-07 12:48 PM   #19 
  - This guy can't be real  cboy4   Sep-10-07 12:48 PM   #22 
  - did he just brag about Iraq becoming a big arms sales partner?  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 12:48 PM   #23 
  - Yes he did!  Tigermoose   Sep-10-07 12:49 PM   #29 
  - I had to ask...hoping I was wrong  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 12:52 PM   #53 
  - That is what he said. More $$$$ for the War Mongers!  ClayZ   Sep-10-07 12:49 PM   #30 
     - I spewed coffee when I heard it  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 12:51 PM   #50 
  - Iraq is good because they're buying our weapons?  brooklynite   Sep-10-07 12:49 PM   #26 
  - war is good for the munitions business and he's in that biz  spanone   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #36 
  - now he wants to limit the internet???? did he say that?  spanone   Sep-10-07 12:51 PM   #46 
     - I heard internet too. But not limits.  Winebrat   Sep-10-07 01:09 PM   # 
  - Ohhhh my, is that the positive news they need???? That Iraq  harun   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #40 
  - I guess we know where this guy's next job will be.  Graybeard   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #42 
  - Follow the Money! Thanks to the stockholders!  ClayZ   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #43 
  - I thought they stole like 200,000 of them from under your nose General?  NewJeffCT   Sep-10-07 12:51 PM   #49 
  - heard that -- holy crap!  nashville_brook   Sep-10-07 12:53 PM   # 
     - Iran! no mission adjustments b/c we've got plans...  nashville_brook   Sep-10-07 12:54 PM   #61 
        - Iran was mentioned 4-5 times.  Winebrat   Sep-10-07 01:11 PM   #161 
  - Here comes the punchline...  brooklynite   Sep-10-07 12:49 PM   #31 
  - Build on the "success" we've achieved"  brooklynite   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #32 
  - Continue the "anti-insurgent" strategy  brooklynite   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #38 
  - "Over watch" what the hell is that?  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-10-07 12:50 PM   #34 
  - It's what the evil overlords do. nt  tridim   Sep-10-07 12:51 PM   # 
  - CyberSpace initiatives?  ClayZ   Sep-10-07 12:52 PM   #52 
  - Strategic considerations!!! Strategic considerations!!!  LiberalFighter   Sep-10-07 12:51 PM   #47 
  - The war is a success..  citizen_jane   Sep-10-07 12:52 PM   #51 
  - Withdrawal by mid July 2008- Translation- Hand it over to a Dem president.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 12:53 PM   #54 
  - Draw down in April is a given they have too  underpants   Sep-10-07 12:54 PM   #65 
  - oh dear, some troop reductions---nope, not gonna happen.  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-10-07 12:53 PM   #55 
  - Drawdown some troops; we just got thrown a bone. Sigh. nt  babylonsister   Sep-10-07 12:53 PM   #57 
  - But history has shown that he can't promise anything *sigh*  Tigermoose   Sep-10-07 12:54 PM   #59 
  - But when - spring?  mvd   Sep-10-07 12:56 PM   #71 
     - I'm with you; none of these extentions make sense to me, or for  babylonsister   Sep-10-07 01:16 PM   #179 
  - ooooh  citizen_jane   Sep-10-07 12:53 PM   #58 
  - Force reductions!  Nutmegger   Sep-10-07 12:54 PM   #60 
  - how about ethic cleansed.  alyce douglas   Sep-10-07 12:58 PM   #81 
  - well i for one and looking forward to the Q & A part of the program. How many  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-10-07 12:54 PM   #64 
  - I wonder how they will handle it, there are over a hundred committee  MiniMe   Sep-10-07 01:04 PM   #115 
     - maybe the time each one gets will be shorter. I am really hoping some truth  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-10-07 01:05 PM   #120 
  - Iran! Iran! Iran!  Tigermoose   Sep-10-07 12:54 PM   #66 
  - "We have learned that there is a danger when handing over security to Iraq forces."  Tigermoose   Sep-10-07 12:56 PM   #73 
  - Anbar's been transformed? Oh, I see...that's why 7 soldiers were blown to bits in Anbar Province  in_cog_ni_to   Sep-10-07 12:55 PM   #68 
  - He just mentioned "Iranian involvement in Iraq."  Raksha   Sep-10-07 12:55 PM   #69 
  - Iran is the new Syria.  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-10-07 12:56 PM   #70 
  - I really hope someone asks him about Saudi involvement.  Klukie   Sep-10-07 01:07 PM   #130 
  - Change the mission  citizen_jane   Sep-10-07 12:56 PM   #72 
  - Sure sounds like he's a pr hack for this admin to me. He's saying  babylonsister   Sep-10-07 12:57 PM   #74 
  - There isn't one thing he could have said to help the  harun   Sep-10-07 12:59 PM   #83 
  - The ONLY way to stop these THUGS is to stop the $$$$$$$$$$$$!!! NOW!  in_cog_ni_to   Sep-10-07 12:57 PM   #76 
  - Ding ding!  mvd   Sep-10-07 12:59 PM   #84 
  - You'd have to convince Biden first; he's totally against withholding  babylonsister   Sep-10-07 01:04 PM   #113 
     - So he's going to continue playing footsies with the cabal while more soldiers die?  in_cog_ni_to   Sep-10-07 01:06 PM   #127 
        - He claims he doesn't agree with Petraeus, but he sounds like if  babylonsister   Sep-10-07 01:18 PM   #183 
  - Quick drawdown would do what with "centrifugal forces"?  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 12:57 PM   #77 
  - stand down when they stand up  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 12:57 PM   #78 
  - Actual data here:  skip fox   Sep-10-07 12:58 PM   #79 
  - Those that still have hands, raise them to reinlist.....  ClayZ   Sep-10-07 12:59 PM   #82 
  - Charlie McCarthy would be proud.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 12:59 PM   #85 
  - Petreaus shut the hell up, like you give a fuck about the troops  alyce douglas   Sep-10-07 12:59 PM   #86 
  - The whole thing is a farce, the protesters are simply making it clear.  The_Casual_Observer   Sep-10-07 01:00 PM   #87 
  - goodness...good thing we're a govt. for/of/by "the people"  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 01:00 PM   #88 
  - Protesters again, and at this point, I 'd be yelling too.  seasonedblue   Sep-10-07 01:00 PM   #89 
  - Right on....  Hepburn   Sep-10-07 01:01 PM   #95 
  - As would I.  Nutmegger   Sep-10-07 01:02 PM   #101 
  - me too, do not silence our voices, you ungrateful fucks  alyce douglas   Sep-10-07 01:03 PM   #109 
  - WooooooooooooHoooooooooo....  Hepburn   Sep-10-07 01:00 PM   #90 
  - and the crowd goes wild !!!!!!  harun   Sep-10-07 01:00 PM   #91 
  - Protestors being lectured by authoritarian in charge. The Supreme Father Figure.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 01:01 PM   #92 
  - Does everything have to descend into archetypes?  rockymountaindem   Sep-10-07 01:03 PM   #106 
  - what the fuck? Is that code pink shouting?  Beaverhausen   Sep-10-07 01:01 PM   #93 
  - I think it shows  Mojorabbit   Sep-10-07 01:03 PM   #105 
  - Calling out the lies and the liars does us no good?  tridim   Sep-10-07 01:03 PM   #108 
  - The crazy get-up does us no good, but what they're going is brave and right.  Just-plain-Kathy   Sep-10-07 01:09 PM   #147 
  - Got to get rid of those damn protesters.  Nutmegger   Sep-10-07 01:01 PM   #94 
  - Protesting is "intolerable". But war is just fine and acceptable.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 01:02 PM   #96 
  - Yep, can't abide any dissent in the chamber when the  LibDemAlways   Sep-10-07 01:08 PM   #137 
  - Dragging them off  citizen_jane   Sep-10-07 01:02 PM   #97 
  - dragging them off for telling the truth, while we have criminals  alyce douglas   Sep-10-07 01:07 PM   #132 
  - MSNBC just said that Cindy Sheehan was...  Graybeard   Sep-10-07 01:02 PM   #98 
  - Daym! Code pink woman WAILING! SCREAMING! HECKLING! MORE HECKLING!  The Cleaner   Sep-10-07 01:02 PM   #99 
  - Like Yogie said, "It's deja vu all over again."  Hepburn   Sep-10-07 01:03 PM   #111 
  - Crocker up  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 01:02 PM   #100 
  - Like I said before, What a Crock-er Shit  MiniMe   Sep-10-07 01:07 PM   #131 
     - lol Yep  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 01:10 PM   #150 
  - I SUPPORT THE PROTESTORS!  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 01:02 PM   #102 
  - I SUPPORT THE PROTESTORS!  Just-plain-Kathy   Sep-10-07 01:07 PM   #133 
     - I SUPPORT THE PROTESTORS!  notsodumbhillbilly   Sep-10-07 01:09 PM   #146 
  - I love how people piss and moan...  stillcool47   Sep-10-07 01:02 PM   #103 
  - Crocker up now; he's supposedly the one to listen to. We'll see if  babylonsister   Sep-10-07 01:02 PM   #104 
  - "Democracy is attainable."  The Cleaner   Sep-10-07 01:04 PM   #117 
  - God bless those protestors.  Tigermoose   Sep-10-07 01:03 PM   #107 
  - Amen to that !  harun   Sep-10-07 01:04 PM   #116 
  - I support them  mvd   Sep-10-07 01:07 PM   #134 
  - Crocker takes the mike..  The Cleaner   Sep-10-07 01:03 PM   #110 
  - Isn't that guy as robotic as can be?  mvd   Sep-10-07 01:05 PM   #122 
     - Robotic and monotonous!  The Cleaner   Sep-10-07 01:08 PM   #140 
  - David Swanson is still in the crowd...  jtrockville   Sep-10-07 01:04 PM   #112 
  - Crocker is giving us his "most honest"  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 01:04 PM   #114 
  - Translation....  Hepburn   Sep-10-07 01:05 PM   #119 
     - exactly  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 01:06 PM   #123 
  - Oh geesh...here we go...Crocker is full of crap.  Tigermoose   Sep-10-07 01:05 PM   #118 
  - Linking Iraq occupation with ending slavery!  Tigermoose   Sep-10-07 01:05 PM   #121 
  - he damn sure did  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 01:06 PM   #124 
  - Oh, fuck....  Hepburn   Sep-10-07 01:06 PM   #125 
  - Saddam Baaaaaaaaaaaaad. Psycho-in-Chief Goooooooood.  in_cog_ni_to   Sep-10-07 01:08 PM   #139 
     - Well, Castro is a baaaaaaad man....  Hepburn   Sep-10-07 01:11 PM   #164 
  - Crocker draws similarity between America's history and Iraq's "democratization."  The Cleaner   Sep-10-07 01:06 PM   #126 
  - Saddam was a BAD MAAN.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 01:06 PM   #128 
  - Crocker reports: "Sadaam was BAD!"  Tigermoose   Sep-10-07 01:06 PM   #129 
  - These guys are so predictable. We both picked up on it.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 01:08 PM   #138 
  - Look I mean compared to Saddam we freakin' rock!!  underpants   Sep-10-07 01:09 PM   #144 
  - Is this a sermon? It sure sounds like one.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 01:07 PM   #135 
  - Thou shall worship Bush thy god  The Cleaner   Sep-10-07 01:10 PM   #153 
     - And....  Hepburn   Sep-10-07 01:14 PM   #173 
  - Scratch? Scratch one million people!  ClayZ   Sep-10-07 01:07 PM   #136 
  - This is how Crocker is describing what Iraq looks like:  cboy4   Sep-10-07 01:08 PM   #141 
  - Yeah. We're planning our next vacation in Baghdad. How about you?  in_cog_ni_to   Sep-10-07 01:09 PM   #148 
  - Wow...thanks for the pic...  Hepburn   Sep-10-07 01:17 PM   #182 
  - We have no business in Iraq no matter how bad Saddam was.  seasonedblue   Sep-10-07 01:09 PM   #142 
  - wasn't that like..  stillcool47   Sep-10-07 01:10 PM   #155 
  - Well that was the mythical cake walk,  seasonedblue   Sep-10-07 01:14 PM   #171 
  - That sentence says it all!  ClayZ   Sep-10-07 01:11 PM   #158 
  - Yes!  mvd   Sep-10-07 01:11 PM   #165 
  - well..at least he doesn't have charts  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 01:09 PM   #143 
  - Oh but I do  underpants   Sep-10-07 01:10 PM   #151 
     - ROFLMAO  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 01:11 PM   #157 
  - Why am I imagining Bin Laden's head on this guy?  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 01:09 PM   #145 
  - this hearing is a sham...there is no real reporting this is a campaign to keep war alive  spanone   Sep-10-07 01:10 PM   #154 
  - How come Dem's don't have people that loyal to our cause  harun   Sep-10-07 01:10 PM   #149 
  - Because we operate within the rule of law.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 01:11 PM   #159 
  - should we start another thread  alyce douglas   Sep-10-07 01:10 PM   #152 
  - Yes, please  Solly Mack   Sep-10-07 01:13 PM   #170 
  - This guy is low life PIG, saying nothing really, his job is to bring politicians to the table  Nimrod2005   Sep-10-07 01:11 PM   #160 
  - "We are seeing Iraqis dealing with complex issues"  The Cleaner   Sep-10-07 01:11 PM   #162 
  - The language of PROPAGANDA!  Nimrod2005   Sep-10-07 01:12 PM   # 
  - The way these warmongers characterize the  LibDemAlways   Sep-10-07 01:22 PM   #184 
  - Is Cock - er from Texas?  Nimrod2005   Sep-10-07 01:12 PM   #166 
  - current cnn headline: Petraeus: Iraq objectives mostly met  spanone   Sep-10-07 01:12 PM   #167 
  - "The seeds of reconcilation are being planted."  Tigermoose   Sep-10-07 01:12 PM   #168 
  - And all the soil is contaminated!  ClayZ   Sep-10-07 01:15 PM   #176 
  - Did they just pan to a HOT CHICK?  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 01:13 PM   #169 
  - Now they just panned to a deadman. Ew.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 01:14 PM   #172 
  - This is a war prayer. Oh god of war, please give us our daily ammunition.  Gregorian   Sep-10-07 01:15 PM   #174 
  - Crocker: "This stuff is like, hard and stuff."  Tigermoose   Sep-10-07 01:15 PM   #175 
  - It's Hard Work being an Ambassador!  in_cog_ni_to   Sep-10-07 01:17 PM   #181 
  - This mother fucker is DEFENDING Maliki???? What a stupid thing to do  Nimrod2005   Sep-10-07 01:16 PM   #177 
  - NEW THREAD LINK  MiniMe   Sep-10-07 01:16 PM   #178 
  - Take away water and buildings and electricty.  ClayZ   Sep-10-07 01:16 PM   #180 
  - Locking  muriel_volestrangler   Sep-10-07 05:18 PM   #185 
 

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